Sep 28, 2010 4:00am PDT
linking him to the attack. the 39-year-old, stephen broedy is expected to be released sometime today. >>> and the owner of the segway company is dead after falling off of a cliff riding one of the machines. the 62-year-old was testing a cross-country version of a segway near his estate in england sunday when he lost control of it. >>> now here's an early look at how wall street will kick off the day. the dow opens at 10,112 after falling 48 points yesterday. the s&p last 6 points and the nasdaq fell 11. taking a look at overseas trading. tokyo, sank 107 points. in hong kong, the hang seng dropped 230. >>> on the heels of a strong rally yesterday, wall street investors took a pause. however, corporate dealmakers were busy. dallas based southwest airlines bought airtran for $1.4 billion. despite the rumblings of higher ticket prices, airtran soared 61% while southwest shot up nearly 9%. >>> more ma action on the streets. alberta shares jumped after unilever discussed adding v05 to its lineup. >>> elsewhere, overseas, walmart is looking to expand oversees to buy south african retailer m
Sep 5, 2010 6:00am PDT
. >>> jetblue says flight attendant stephen slater no longer works there. slater, of course, captured the nation's attention last month when he went on a tirade and jumped down the plane's emergency chute. at that time, he was suspended, pending the outcome of an investigation. an airline memo told employees the whole incident did not take into account the harm that could be caused by emergency slides which are deployed with a potentially deadly amount of force. >>> and finally, this morning, the national buffalo wing festival is being held this weekend in the birthplace of this favorite food, buffalo, new york, of course. that's where the wing lovers showed up in droves and there he is, competitive eater, joey "the jaws" chestnut, competed against five-member teams to see who could eat the most wings in seven minutes. chestnut came in second. he ate just under three pounds. the event fittingly sponsored by pepto-bismol. and we should know again, one guy taking on five guys, finishes second. >> yeah. we remember joey just a few months ago. he's the famous hot dog eater over here at coney island.
Sep 21, 2010 12:35am PDT
you out, buddy. let's go to the next one here. this ones from stephen prince. "jimmy, i've a always wondered how long it would take for someone to put their face through a wall of saran wrap. can you find out?" [ light laughter ] sounds good. let's find out. cory, what do you think? ♪ good to see you cory. >> hey jimmy. >> jimmy: nice to see you, buddy. i see you are all dressed up. >> jimmy: all dress up and ready to go. no, looks good. [ cheers and applause ] can you help us find out how long it takes? >> yeah. i'm ready to do this. >> jimmy: all right, get in to position, buddy. >> okay. here we go. >> jimmy: here we go. all right. let's turn on the clock. get in your position. on your mark, get set, go! [ drum roll ] [ muffled yelling ] ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: are you okay? >> yeah, i'm good. i'm good. >> jimmy: all right. good, buddy. all right, good. how much was that? how much time? 15 seconds? 15 seconds. all right, that's good. we figured it out. there you go. hope that helps you out there, buddy. thank you. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: this one is from
Sep 20, 2010 7:00am PDT
's emergency rescue of the auto industry. stephen, good morning, i apologize, i was running. >> running is good for you. >> running in and out. why did you write this book? >> because i thought this was an enormous accomplishment by the obama administration. a singular accomplishment for which there was a beginning, a middle and almost an end and i thought the country deserved to understand. >> you're a guy who does not need the money, you do not need the attention, you don't need trouble and you know that you have talked about some of the things in this book that are going to capture some headlines and as a smart guy, you knew those would capture attention. did you think about it? >> i thought people would take a look at the book in its entirety. it was not some effort to telltales or talk out of school. >> but you do include some anecdotes of some interactions that you had with some key members of the administration. rahm emanuel denies some of the things that you say he said in the book, but one thing in particular you talk about buy it was important to bail out gm is that there were thousan